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County History
Nelson County was formed out of Amherst County in 1807.  Thomas Nelson Jr, a past Governor of Virginia, is who the county is named after.
NATIONAL PROTECTED AREAS: Blue Ridge Parkway - George Washington National Forest
TOWNS: Afton - Arrington - Howardsville - Lovingston - Massies Mill - Montebello - Nellysford - Schuyler - Shipman - Wingina


Online Data


County Records

Death Records

Family Bibles

County History

Miscellaneous Data

School Records

Wills/Probate Records

County Updates
Nov 2014
McClelland Obit

Feb 2014
Aunt Milly Obit
1883 Pensioners

Feb 2013
Cemetery List
Marriages 1804 - 1850

Nov 2012
Samuel Jordan Cabell Biography

Oct 2012
1890 Veterans Census - Lovington
1890 Veteran's Census - Massis Mill District

Jun 2012
Charles Jones Obituary
Anderson - Watson Marriage
Mays - Massie Marriage
Bryan - James Marriage
West - carter Marriage
Horseley - Mongomerie Marriage
Tunstall - Massie Marriage

May 2012
Mrs. Sallie Brittle Obituary

Apr 2012
Cemeteries Listing


Surrounding Counties

| Albemarle | Amherst | Appomattox | Augusta | Buckingham | Rockbridge |


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